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Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
the economy. a government survey says among japanese workers has improved for the first time in two months. researchers asked more than 2,000 people nationwide how they feel about the economy compared with three months ago. the survey results released on monday show that the november index for the current state of the economy stood at 53.5%. that's a gain of 1.7 points from the previous months. it does suggest the economy is flat. respondents to this work in retail, restaurants, as well as other sectors that are sensitive to economic trends. many other respondents said that home appliances and cars are really selling well ahead of the consumption tax hike next april. workers at many factories say they are receiving more orders. we also got news on the index for the business outlook. it rose 0.3 points to 54.8. that makes for the third safe monthly rise. this reflects optimistic views for the year end shopping season. the cabinet office also upgraded its economic assessment. it previously said the economy is recovering steady. many respondents do expect demand to rise ahead of the consumpti
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> japan's latest stimulus plan has been approved. it's supposed to further boost the economy. ron madison has the details on that. >> that is the hope, of course. there has been a bit of concern about whether the economy could actually shoulder the weight of the planned contac hikes. they're hoping to count ernie negative effects the higher tax may bring. it works out to just about $54 billion. cabinet ministers are hoping the measure will help the economy keep expanding and want to support low income earners who might be affected by the tax hike. nearly $14 billion will go to sharpening japan's competitive edge. officials will use the money to promote research and development on new medicines and invest in infrastructure projects for the 2020 tokyo olympics. they've earmarked about $6 billion to people with low incomes and subsidies for home buyers. $3 billion to welfare programs. the ministers also want to speed up recovery for those hit by the march 2011 disaster. it includes $30 billion to improve reconstruction and improve disaster preparedness. it will support evacuees returning to
Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
of november on optimism that the us economy is on the path to recovery and there this week may provide further evidence of that one protocol stack. here are starting off the new week and the final month of the year. the good of an email a guard standing by the tokyo stock exchange the meta twenty of the new also he stops just a touch on friday about mart big gains for the month. i think shaping up this monday morning. and how much i use indeed i'd like to be games for the nikkei last the month i actually rose nine point eight percent on the month of led largely by the stronger taller that we saw which was a lot of exports but let's not let see if i were taking off up to date december seconds and a bit of a mixed picture here of the nikkei just marching in the negative topics just barely in the positive we'll see how that develops. now i know you can take over key economic data may arise but the house in the sense that the u s jobs data on friday is going to be the big focus for today because it's gotta be the last one before the federal reserve policy meeting on december seventeenth and eighte
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
is still struggling to turn its economy around, but a the head of the investment agency in greece says the government is reforming the business envirnment to attract overseas capital. >> greek government mandated by the greek people embark on a major overhaul of all sectors of the economy, so a structural reform, a huge structural reform has been undertaken at the same time. >> greece's economy is expected to contract this year for the sixth consecutive year. the government forecasts though the gdp will grow in 2014 as global demand gradually picks up but austerity measures keep pressure in people's lives. the jobless rate remains the highest in the eurozone. >> the unemployment is soaring and this is a very important problem, especially among youth, when it is a time that the people need to hone their skills. unfortunately, they are left without a job, so no one can overlook this, but that's exactly what we're trying to accomplish, and that's why we have placed the attraction of fdi right at the center of our efforts. >> oesias says the greek government is making it easier for foreign
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
of the us economy and your yarn is now at one hundred and thirty nine point one four two one nine the profit taking in the euro against the yen bow so the bistro meg is me get this easter may see some selling pressure on japanese export this city. t i tried doing things a lot for that update. officials from japanese firms hitachi and us manufacturer johnson controls are set to join forces. they plan to establish the world's largest air conditioning firm for businesses next year. he got to plan says will spin off its air conditioning business and johnson controls will obtain a sixty percent stake in the joint venture school will use our goal is to establish the world's leading air conditioning system for cars. by combining technology is home detention and chills and controls the dude's president says his firm's energy saving technology along with the us company's global sales network is a ninety lb partnership. japan's banking now boasts the strongest sales in air conditioning systems can be in cash the market. an upgraded to business on the wii with the tech market. it is. it is when sliced
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
posts in the party. john worked to open up north korea's economy in two thousand and two eleven economic delegation to south korea. but he fell from grace in two thousand and three observers thought he'd been dismissed his whereabouts were not reported again until two thousand and six it became john eales death in two thousand and eleven china is why i supported the young successor john was given the task of meeting chinese leaders last year the report of a possible reshuffle and kill again raises plenty of questions return to north korea expert ha jin look for answers. he's a senior research fellow at the korea institute for national unification the team. it's shocking to me because you don't come from things and more than them but we both parties and town center was about to make her all consuming the two thousand and eight when king john who is in its proper happen. so i think a note on baby up with her toys started to turn from k and joe and his baby acne but his lawyer told it to happen because you don't. chinchilla i'm sure you don't put the pulp is two three of us can one not so g
Dec 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
that on his garden cart growth plans which he really hope so will pull the economy through so some domestic issues to focus on as well by every means the things seen a drop in the dollar where we this morning exactly especially from tuesday's local side the pairing right now. dollar yen hundred and one point eight pc to eighty five. it has talked to as i said compared to hundreds people in thirty seven inches on tuesday investors selling the dollar and concerns about the fact the scaling back its monetary easing programme and also taking profits from the recent dollar's rise against began. now all eyes are going to be on the u s jobs data released later today. euro yen the european central bank on thursday left its benchmark interest rates unchanged during and right now two hundred and thirty nine points fifteen to twenty it also slightly upgraded its outlook for growth in the region for two thousand and fourteen however ecb president tom are you trying to express concerns about a prolonged period of low inflation and mention of that policy makers did have a brief discussion on possibly eas
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
in the party. chung worked to open up north korea's economy, but fell from grace in 2003. observers thought he'd be dismissed. his whereabouts were not reported again until 2006 after kim jong-il's death in 2011, chung and his wife supported the young successor. chung was given the task of meeting chinese leaders last year. >>> in tokyo, japan's chief cabinet said the government is closely monitoring cheng's reported dismissal. >> translator: the government is paying close attention to the situation in north korea. we are gathering various information, while coordinating with other countries. >> suga said there was a meeting held on the matter. the report on the possible reshuffle in pyongyang raises plenty of questions. we turn to a north korean expert for answers, a senior fellow at the korean institute for national reunification. >> it is very shocking to me, because he is the number two in politics and he was the king maker of kim jong-un when kim jong-il was -- as problem happened. a power struggle between them is maybe likely, but it's too early to happen, because, you know, kim jong-un
Dec 8, 2013 8:30pm PST
us counterparts are compromising on farm tariffs. japan's economy in the third quarter grew slightly less than initially reported. officials at the cabinet office say the latest figures for the july to september period suggests the gdp rose by zero point three percent in real terms from the previous quarter. this translates to an annualized one point one percent growth down zero point eight percentage points from the preliminary numbers released last month. the gdp has expanded forty fourth consecutive quarter corporate capital spending growth was revised down to zero percent plus zero point two percent. when us stocks ended last week on a high note following positive jobs data on friday the dow jones industrial average rallied nearly two hundred points for a look at what that might mean for my kids here were enjoying a bye from the military that at the stock exchange. we had big move in the us on friday with every action here today to get ready to move to the us and a pretty big move here as well as outlook of the opening doubles for december nights and you can see quite clearly tha
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
the second largest currency and economy. high in the critical parts of the capital. thousands of protesters threw rocks and the heavenly gandhi prime minister's own face. police responded with t gas rather than expand to ten in. the i use the forestry get another protest outside the u k wants to. i will give them what i came here to tell police the chapel is now shooting they messed up sitting retired. as the days events of the sevens nationwide to come out on strike industry to self govern but this entry to the office a few comments forcing them to wait outside he appealed for reconciliation cry nineteen the economic consequences of the unrest the end tradespeople and the tree it's the enhancement how thai people. you see that. a man trying to keep it in. on the picket the issue. this time of means no money thailand's tourism appeal but many can mesh upper sixties. it was clear that the weekend. the country's tourism and sports ministry said around three hundred thousand people have canceled trips to thailand due to the chaos. the financial loss has already reached an estimated her being g
Dec 2, 2013 8:30pm PST
of a looming consumption tax hike and keep the economy expanding the government will raise the tax from five to eight percent in april the increase is expected to dampen demand. a job proposal for the stimulus at the side about ten billion dollars to help japanese firms compete internationally. the money will promote the development of innovative drugs and support the expansion of smaller firms overseas the package also includes about three point two billion dollars in cash payments to people whose incomes are below a certain level. and the earmarks about one and a half billion dollars to ease the financial burden for homebuyers. the government will also spend ten billion dollars to accelerate the recovery in the pre schumer and other disaster hit areas. officials plan to finalize the measures in coming weeks. i'll compile an extra budget by mid december to carry out the stimulus now let's get a check on the market. us stocks ended lower on monday after retail sales during the thanksgiving weekend fell from a year earlier the dow jones fell almost half a percent to end at sixteen thousand an
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
is at the crossroads. the economy expanding menu opened the doors to women with enthusiasm may bring the country. i'm not that the mention of growth. you've got to sit down and his hero japan center and emperors have received a grand welcome in india on their first official trip to the country and fifty three years the imperial couple attended a banquet at the presidential palace in new delhi the reception open with the japanese and indian national anthems about ninety guests from the two countries welcome the emperor and empress any presents or not at mckay dee dee is an opening address that the emperor has been asked about his official visit as crown prince fifty three years ago and he praised india's dedication to peace they are asking are you still consider creativity and now i am looking into the top of the lot. the new team on now. see the one on the penny celia the show pushed it to them on at the next. increase annual japan and india can continue bilateral cooperation and friendship the bank president and chief for india's assistance after the two thousand and eleven earthquake and tsunami
Dec 4, 2013 8:30pm PST
they need to raise rates for the eurozone economy but as i sit here in a mixed up reaction here for the nikkei and the culprits will see how that develops back to life. i mean thanks alot forhat update. all ministers of oil exporting countries have decided to keep their production target unchanged at thirty million barrels a day. they believe oil exports from the brine will not rise sharply even though some sanctions against the country are to be east. oil ministers from opec the organization of petroleum exporting countries meets the decision at a meeting in vienna. crude oil prices remained relatively stable after falling slightly the brief decline was in response to the ron and six willpower is reaching an interim agreement on confronts nuclear program opec oil ministers say they because the current level of oil supy in the market has sufficient. market watchers say oil prices could fall depending on future negotiations over iran's nuclear program. he also see the rising supply of the u s shale gas to the market as pressuring prices. they say opec will likely cut its producti
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
firms to gain full access to works in asia pacific nations but some of the region's emerging economies oppose this. their home to many state run companies and want to protect their own markets. nhk world cup to my ear she'll have visited malaysia where mistrust in the ttp deal runs deep we have to plough hold the key tools in the law firms in the us and other countries. to enter malaysia in particular projects. what you want. mr stanhope announced a rally going on in room fourteen o culver said the opening bid comes as the market to the us would endanger national interests this just stems from fear starts to feel that undercuts the nation's long iranian policy. its grounds preferential treatment to malays who make up nearly seventy per cent of the population my lazy that the policy to now await the gap between chinese living in the cities and the malays and farming communities fearing that the death when his parents they could feel ill social unrest the government gives malays better opportunities and employment education and many of the fields. today more on top of the countries lis
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